Man hit and killed on Southwest Freeway at 610; lanes shut down: Police

Police are investigating after a man was hit and killed on Southwest Freeway.

HOUSTON – Houston police are investigating a deadly crash that left a 27-year-old man dead Tuesday morning.

The accident happened on the Southwest Freeway near Newcastle Drive.

Investigators said the man walked across the road and into traffic before he was hit.

According to police, a driver swerved to avoid hitting the victim but he was struck by another vehicle.

Both drivers are expected to be okay. No charges have been filed yet but the investigation is ongoing.

Police are encouraging drivers to find a different route.

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